Whiteshoots Hill, Bourton-On-The-Water, Cheltenham

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Bedrooms: 6
A detached Cotswold stone property currently configured as two dwellings with separate adjoining annexe, building with garaging, storage and further studio guest suite, set in an elevated position overlooking Bourton Vale with paddocks and land extending to just over 2.2 acres


Whiteshoots Cottage is situated a short walk from the edge of Bourton-on-the-Water occupying an elevated setting overlooking the village. Bourton-on-the-Water is a popular and attractive village providing an excellent range of local facilities including a range of boutique shops, supermarkets, pubs, restaurants, doctors, churches, a leisure centre, local primary school and the popular Cotswold Secondary School. The area's larger commercial and cultural centres of Cheltenham, Cirencester and Oxford are within easy travelling distance and there are main line rail services at Kingham (8 miles) (Paddington 80mins approx) and a comprehensive local bus network radiating from Bourton. The village is set in the heart of the Cotswold Hills which provide a broad range of outdoor rural leisure pursuits.


Whiteshoots Cottage, comprises a substantial property offering flexible and extensive accommodation and further potential if desired. The property has been run over many years as a successful guest house and holiday accommodation and has been considerably extended and improved by the long term owners. The main dwelling is described as Whiteshoots Cottage and extension and is currently subdivided in to two cottages, being the private living accommodation of the owner and the adjoining accommodation being let out for commercial B&B purposes. Set separately is a substantial stone garage building incorporating a separate one bedroom annexe over two floors. Set to the rear of this building is a further single storey studio building with adjoining storage and used as an additional guest suite. The property has a wide in an out drive with extensive parking and in turn this leads through the gardens to the paddocks with adjoining stable block. In all the property extends to just over 2.2 acres.


Forming the original part of Whiteshoots Cottage and constructed of stone elevations under a reconstituted stone roof, the accommodation is arranged over two floors with a substantial glazed porch to the front in turn leading to a fitted kitchen and open plan dining area, with cloakroom and rear hall/office area off. In turn this leads to the principal sitting room with open fire and window overlooking the rear garden. On the first floor there are three bedrooms and a bathroom. There is an interconnecting door from the sitting room to the cottage extension.


Approached from the rear of the property the cottage extension provides a wide central hall, with a small kitchen and a good sized living room off. There is also a ground floor bedroom with en suite shower room. Stairs rise from the hall to the first floor landing with two further bedrooms with en suite facilities.


Set separately to the side of Whiteshoots Cottage & Whiteshoots Cottage Extension and constructed of Cotswold stone elevations under a pitched roof is the Annexe, being accessed to the side of the building with a wide open plan ground floor living room with seating and dining areas, together with a fitted kitchen with breakfast bar. Stairs lead to the first floor bedroom with en suite bathroom off. Set to the front of the building are two substantial pairs of double timber doors, providing extensive storage and a large garage.


Set to the rear of the garage and annexe is a further detached studio of rendered elevations with casements to front and side elevations and with open plan accommodation with kitchenette to one end and a shower room. Attached to the rear of the studio is further storage.


Whiteshoots Cottage is approached from the Fosseway via an in and out drive with an extensive gravelled parking area to the front of the property, in turn leading to further gardens and grounds to the front. Set to the rear is a good sized private garden with a paved terraced seating area and with mature shrubs and borders, the principal area being laid to lawn.


Set beyond the gardens and driveway to the front of Whiteshoots Cottage are the paddocks and a detached timber clad stable building comprising a tack room and a pair of stables (currently used as a simple Gym) with a concrete apron to the front and set beyond are two paddocks leading down Whiteshoots Hill of permanent pasture with mature Horse Chestnut trees to one side and enjoying the lovely aspect to the north.


There are two Mains Electricity supplies connected and Mains Water. Private Drainage with two septic tanks.

Independent oil fired central heating systems to the cottage and extension.


Whiteshoots Cottage EPC rating band 'E'

Whiteshoots Cottage Extension EPC rating band 'D'


Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 1PX (Tel: 01285 623000) www.cotswold.gov.uk.


Whiteshoots Cottage is registered for Council Tax band B. Rate Payable for 2023/ 2024: £1,610.84


The rateable value of Whiteshoots Cottage Extension is £3,300. Currently 100% small business rate relief is applied so no charge is payable.


From the Tayler & Fletcher offices in the centre of Bourton-on-the-Water proceed out of the village along Lansdowne to the Fosseway. Turn south on the Fosseway crossing the river and as you climb the hill Whiteshoots Cottage will be found as the first property on the left hand side.


A Certificate of Lawful Existing Use or Development (CLEUD) Ref: 22/01282/CLEUD has been granted confirming the occupation of the Annexe as an independent dwelling for in excess of 4 years (currently 12 years). Further details available from the agents.

01451 798058

Tayler & Fletcher (Bourton On The Water)

High Street, Bourton-on-the-Water, GL54 2AP

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